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‘Momentum Kids’ To Provide Political Education For Children And Childcare For Parents

Children’s author, Alan Gibbons, who will be part of the children’s programme at the party conference event, said: “Socialists are not just people who organise in the Labour Party, trade unions or campaigns.

“As young people grow, they need stories, poems, songs, drama and play to develop as complete human beings. An education system that treats them only as future productive drones develops only part of their personality.

“We believe that children are naturally inquisitive and creative and we seek to develop that potential in the hope that a new, freer society, more responsive to human need, will fulfil their hopes, dreams and aspiration to the full.”

Reaction to the new group was mixed on Twitter.

Suppporters welcomed the idea.

Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2016/09/18/momentum-kids-jeremy-corbyn-labour-party-political-education-creche_n_12075392.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-politics&ir=UK+Politics